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(of an alcohol) containing one hydroxyl group.
- ‘An effect on the permeability of other small uncharged solutes such as monohydric alcohols, amides and acetone was not detectable.’
- ‘If a compound possesses only one hydroxyl group then it is said to be a monohydric alcohol.’
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